(LinkAsia News: 9/9/11) As we approach the tenth anniversary of 9/11, new terrorist attacks shook South Asia this week, hitting both India and Pakistan. Robert Grenier, the Former CIA Station Chief in Islamabad, questions the Pakistani government's ability to handle the growing threat of Islamic militancy. Worried about a rise in teenage drinking, the South Korean government has taken the extreme measure of banning pop songs that even mention the consumption of alcohol. Contributor Yoo Eun Lee of Global Voices Online, reports on a move that has left South Korean teenagers fuming. Independent candidates in China's local elections are using social media to get the word out about their campaigns, in an effort to dodge the suppression by Chinese authorities.